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ERIC Number: ED308492
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-May-4
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
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A Readability Formula for Short Passages.
Fry, Edward
A new readability formula is designed to work on passages that are 40 to 99 words long, while existing readability formulas require a passage of 300 words or longer. The new formula requires the passage to have at least three sentences and is reliable for the fourth through the twelfth grades. (Four figures which demonstrate the use of the formula are included.) (RS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: Version of a paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Reading Association (34th, New Orleans, LA, April 30-May 4, 1989).